Witness the majesty of Yellowstone in winter, when the park is bathed in crisp white snow and shimmering ice. A private snowcoach takes you to places where the wildlife is still abundant, but the tourists are not.
1 Arrive in Salt lake City, Utah
Welcome to Salt Lake City, often called the “Crossroads of the West.” This bustling modern city is surrounded by mountains and features the historic Temple Square. Meet your Tour Manager at 5:00 p.m. for a hearty welcome dinner. Meal: D
2 Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Jackson
Following breakfast this morning you will be treated to the beautiful sounds of the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir at their weekly live broadcast performance. Then you depart Utah and travel north through the rugged Snake River Canyon area which separates the Snake and Wyoming Mountain Ranges.
Later, you come to the historic town of Jackson, Wyoming, a blend of American history and Western charm. Your hotel in Jackson offers warm and welcoming accommodations just steps away from historic Jackson Town Square, home to shops, galleries and boutiques. Meals: B, D
3 Elk Refuge Sleigh Ride and West Yellowstone
Begin the day at the National Elk Refuge for an exhilarating
open sleigh ride among the elk herd numbering in the thousands. Be sure to bundle up as the ride can be chilly! Then, board your waiting motorcoach and travel north through the Island Park region.Cross Targhee Pass and enter Big Sky Country of Montana.
Your destination is the town of West Yellowstone, the gateway to Yellowstone National Park’s west entrance. Check into your hotel for a two-night stay and a delicious dinner. Meals: B, D
4 Snowcoach Touring in Yellowstone National Park
Have your winter gear ready and your cameras packed as our private Snowcoach picks you up at your hotel and takes you into Yellowstone National Park, a winter wonderland only accessible by specially-equipped vehicles. This full day journey features a narrated tour to legendary geyser Old Faithful.
There are many stops along the way including Madison Junction, considered the birthplace of Yellowstone; Fountain Paint Pot, a mud pot named for its many colors; and Biscuit Basin, with its active geothermal activity. A box lunch is included and many wildlife stops will be made along the way. Experience the beauty and wonder of Yellowstone in winter on this 60-mile-long once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Meals: B, L
5 Olympic Park & Salt Lake City
Travel south today back into Utah. Stop at the Utah Olympic Park for a visit to the facility which hosted the 2002 Winter Olympic Games and continues to host World Cup events. Later, continue to Salt Lake City where your accommodations and a delicious farewell dinner await. Meals: B, D
6 Travel Home
After breakfast, our group transfer takes us to the Salt Lake City airport for flights out after 10:00 a.m. Meal: B